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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis

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Habitats

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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STC Program: Microworlds Student Investigations Guide, 3rd Edition

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 3: Learning More About Caterpillars

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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STC-Secondary™: Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence

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STC Secondary: Exploring Respiration and Circulation

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms?

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STC Secondary: Investigating Digestion and Motion

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Organisms– Literacy Integration

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Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence– Investigating Fungi

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 1 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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STCMS™: Structure and Function

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Animal Studies– Materials Management

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Expedition: Insects

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Life Cycles of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis - Moving the Crysalis Properly

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What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms?

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